• By Amber McClure
  • Posted Thursday, August 17, 2017

New NC Live Resource Updates 2018-2020!

Forsyth County Public Library will be offering a new lineup of resources for 2018-2020 via NC Live. These resources will be available starting January 1, 2018 through our library's website.
















Description of ResourceNew LineupPrevious Lineup
Premier virtual reference collection including encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, images, audio files, and videos in a wide expanse of subject areas.Credo ReferenceOxford Reference Online Premium
Easy-to-use resume building tool with a built-in writing process and automatic formatting.Cypress
Reference database with authoritative and up-to-date auto repair and service information on more than 38,000 vehicles.EBSCO Automate
A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies on popular and heavily-researched figures.EBSCO Biography Reference Center
Premier database of nursing and allied health journals with additional materials that include nursing dissertations, conference proceedings, evidence-based care sheets, audiovisuals, and continuing education modules.EBSCO CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Popular collection of product reviews and recommendations for cars, appliances, electronics, personal finance, and health information.EBSCO Consumer Reports via MasterFILE
Readers' advisory resource covering fiction, nonfiction, and audiobook recommendationsEBSCO NoveList Plus
Career database that enables users to explore industries and careers, plan their education, and research best practices for resumes, cover letters, interviewing, networking, and salaries/benefits. Includes articles, career advice blogs, and streaming video.Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Testing and education preparations resource. Includes in-depth information on college, graduate, and professional programs, professional training, scholarships, and entrance tests alongside practice tests for entrance exams, certifications, and licensing exams.Gale Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)Learning Express
Language learning software with courses in over 70 languages, including English.MangoPronunciator
General reference collection of periodical and digital media content designed for school curriculum and research support.ProQuest eLibrary Curriculum Edition
3.5 million digitized pages of historic newspaper content from the North Carolina Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill.ProQuest Historic North Carolina Digital Newspaper Collection
Award-winning, cloud-based information literacy solution that enables educators and librarians to guide students through research projects efficiently.ProQuest Research Companion
Articles, nonfiction books, images, activities, and websites curated for educational relevance, age appropriateness, and readability. Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students.ProQuest SIRS Discoverer
Discovery service to increase usage of library resources by offering patrons a contemporary search interface.


Renewed Resources


  • BiblioBoard
  • CQ Magazine (formerly CQ Weekly)
  • CQ Researcher
  • Films on Demand
  • Gale Literature Resource Center
  • Gale Science in Context
  • Morningstar
  • ProQuest Custom Collection
  • RBdigital (formerly OneClickdigital)
  • Reference USA
  • SimplyAnalytics (formerly SimplyMap)

Discontinued Resources (as of January 1, 2018)


  • AccessScience
  • D&B Business Browser (formerly OneSource)
  • Gale InfoTrac Newstand
  • Learning Express (replaced by Gale Testing & Education Reference Center)
  • Natural Medicine
  • Oxford Reference Online Premium (replaced by Credo Reference)
  • Pronunciator (replaced by Mango)